CERAMICS

Potter’s Wheel Beginning/Intermediate

Prerequisite: Beginning Ceramics
This class will provide the techniques of forming and finishing pottery on the wheel. Basic skills such as centering, opening, and drawing up the walls of the pots will be stressed, as well as the more advanced techniques of trimming, forming spouts, lids and handles, altering, and glazing. Demonstrations and discussion will encourage development. Cone 10 stoneware, porcelain and raku firings will be offered.

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Tom Richards Studio 5
Tuesdays, June 5 - July 24
1 - 3:30 pm/8 weeks
$200/Members: $180
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Beginning Ceramics (350)

Brian Hirt, Studio 7
Tuesdays, June 5 -- July 24
6:30 - 9 pm/8 weeks
$200/Members: $180

Beginning students will learn a variety of clay-forming techniques. Coiling, pinching and slab-building will be demonstrated along with an introduction to the wheel. Students will also learn glazing techniques. Cone 10 stoneware and raku firings will be available.

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Salt Studio (352)

Chad Bagge, Studio 5
Wednesdays, June 6 - August 1 (no class 7/4)
6:30 - 9 pm/8 weeks
$200/Members: $180

Prerequisite: The potter's wheel or equivalent.
This course will emphasize salt firing. Students will be actively engaged in all aspects of the process, from loading and salting the kiln to selecting the glazes for the kiln. The salt kiln is ready and waiting to perform its
magic on your pots.

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Anagama (356)

Julie Devers, Studio 5
Tuesdays, June 5 - July 24
6:30 - 9 pm/8 weeks
$200/Members: $180

Prerequisite: Beginning Ceramics
This is one of our most enlightening and challenging classes. Cast your fate to the fire and open yourself to the wonderful possibilities of wood-fired kilns. Julie will share her in-depth knowledge of forming pots for a traditional Japanese kiln. This class could be the highlight of your ceramic career. Firing will take place in late September.

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(355)

Tom Richards, Studio 5
Thursdays, June 7 - July 26
6:30 - 9 pm/8 weeks
$200/Members: $180
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Mud in the Morning (351)

Julie Devers, Studio 5
Wednesdays, June 6 - August 1
9:30 " noon/8 weeks
$200/Members: $180

This is a general ceramics class for beginner, intermediate and advanced students to get a creative start on their day. A variety of clay forming techniques will be explored. Coiling, slab-building, and extruding will be demonstrated, along with the wheel. Advanced students will receive instruction and assignments appropiate to their skill levels.Cone 10 and Raku firings available.

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Advanced handbuilding with Red Earthenware (353)

Susan McHenry, Studio 7
Wednesdays, June 6 - August 1 (no class 7/4)
6:30 - 9 pm/8 weeks
$200/Members: $180

Prerequisite: Beginning ceramics
Further your handbuilding skills while bringing bright color to your work through low-fire surface decoration. Weekly demonstrations will include advanced techniques for building complex forms such as jars, pitchers, and stacked vessels. A variety of surface decoration techniques will be explored, such as the use of colored slips, terra sigillata, slip trailing, inlay, texture, and resists.

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Exploring Raku (357)

Brian Hirt, Studio 5
Wednesdays, June 6 - August 1 (no class 7/4)
1 - 3:30 pm/8 weeks
$200/Members: $180

Prerequisite: Beginning Ceramics
We will experiment with, explore and test new glazes, firing possibilities, and post firing possibilities. Students will learn to master the raku techniques. Horsehair and naked raku , sagger, obvara and blackware firings will also be available.

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Altered Forms (358)

Lindsay Hayosh, Studio 5
Thursdays, June 7 - July26
1 - 3:30 pm/8 weeks
$200/Members: $180

Prerequisite: Beginning Ceramics
Explore different ways of creating new and interesting forms by altering wheel thrown pieces. Combine different forms together to create something new and exciting! We will also examine the role of various attachments that provide balance in asymmetrical work.

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